Sample Information

7.5
0.035 75 Evenly dispersed Green

1d;14;19;26;31;33

Your dataset indicates that this waterbody has a poor ecological status.

In addition, there is strong evidence that algal blooms may be presently occurring in this waterbody.

Potential sources of nitrate pollution include fertiliser runoff, sewage discharge and livestock activities.
Have you observed any pollution source near the waterbody? It would be helpful if you could add this information by editing your data record to include these observations.
These values are expected to vary throughout the year as a result of weather patterns and changes in land use. Please help us to better understand this ecosystem by continuing to make measurements.
Geo coordinates of Local Area:
Latitude min and max: 44.242609945 : 44.842609945
Longitude min and max: 10.890690081 : 11.490690081
Average measurements from citizen scientists in your area:
Sample in the same area: 261
Average Phosphate concentration (mg/L): 0.01 ± 0.12. Your measurement: 0.035 mg/L
Average Nitrate concentration (mg/L): 0.75 ± 1.8. Your measurement: 7.5 mg/L
Average Turbidity (NTU): 47 ± 71. Your measurement: 75 NTU

 

 


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Torrente Ghironda

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zelli.federica
Friday, April 16, 2021 - 00:00
General Information
English
Total number of participants : 
2.00
Device used: 
IOS Device
Ecological
Freshwater body type: 
River
What is the land use in the immediate surroundings?: 
Agriculture
What is the bank vegetation? (select all that apply): 
Grass
Is there any of the following on the water surface?: 
None
Are there any pollution sources in the immediate surroundings? (select all that apply): 
Residential discharge
Can you see evidence of the following water uses? (select all that apply): 
Irrigation
What aquatic life is there evidence of? (select all that apply): 
Frogs/toads
Aquatic birds
Is the algae...: 
No algae
Evenly dispersed
Hydrological
Estimate the water flow: 
Slow
Estimate the water level: 
Low
Chemical
Nitrate: 
5-10
Phosphate: 
0.02-0.05
Optical
Water quality – Secchi Tube (Turbidity): 
Enter Result
75.00
Estimate the water colour: 
Green
Sample for group: 
Aps Amici dei Parchi di Monteveglio e dell'Emilia
Group question: 
Are there any pollution sources in the immediate surroundings? (select all that apply)
Can you see evidence of the following water uses? (select all that apply)
Is the algae...
What aquatic life is there evidence of? (select all that apply)
Estimate the water level
Estimate the water flow
Water Quality – Secchi Tube (Turbidity).